Seat signed with facsimile signature, Bugatti. Underside with two faint ink stamps.
The present model armchair was presented at the 1898 Esposizione Nazionale in Turin.
Marie-Madeleine Massé, Carlo Bugatti au Musée d'Orsay: Catalogue sommaire illustré du fonds d'archives et des collections, Paris, 2001, p. 74, fig. 6.43
Sir Elton John, London
Sotheby's, London, "Elton John Volume II: Art Nouveau and Art Deco," September 7th, 1988, lot 774W
Acquired from the above by the present owner